It hardly seems possible that former US vice-president Dick Cheney could be made to seem any more of a villain that he already is. But documentary-maker Josh Fox manages it with his film GasLand, executive-produced by Debra Winger. It is a grim study of how the current new push to drill for natural gas in the United States – to avoid what one legislator calls "being dependent on foreign oil and terrorism" – is turning vast swathes of beautiful American country into dangerous sludge dumps
Funny, all the right-wing publications say the film has been debunked by Environment & Energy Publishing. At the same time environmentalists screen the movie. I wonder who I believe.